Wavy Beard-moss - Didymodon sinuosus

Description

Shoots are typically a deep green, sometimes yellowish, and grow in flat or short patches or tufts, usually less than 1 cm (but sometimes about 2 cm) in length. The shoots are never densely packed. The leaves are long (2.5 mm), narrow, with wavy, or notched, plain margins, and some may have lost the tip. Capsules are not known.

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Habitat

It grows on base-rich, sheltered stones and walls in lowland woods and by streams and rivers. It occasionally occurs on paving slabs and concrete. It may also be found growing on gravestones in sheltered parts of churchyards.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread in much of England and Wales.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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